Bearded Reedling
Panurus biarmicus

>> GENERAL >>>>>

– slightly smaller than a Sparrow, very short-winged
– diurnal migrant, nocturnal movements recorded
– usually migrates in small, dense flocks
– very vocal

>> VISUAL ID >>>>>


Bearded Reedling Panurus b. biarmicus AD F
BIF2871, 11/09/2014, Beltringhader Koog, Germany, Martin Grimm

BIF223_MPU_I1Q3917_131030_beareedl_3_d_werb-see
Bearded Reedling Panurus b. biarmicus
BIF0223, 30/10/2013, Werbeliner See, Germany, Mathias Putze

BIF224_MPU_I1Q3884_131030_beareedl_flock_d_werb-see
Bearded Reedling Panurus b. biarmicus
BIF0224, 30/10/2013, Werbeliner See, Germany, Mathias Putze

BIF225_MPU_I1Q3919_131030_beareedl_flock_d_werb-see
Bearded Reedling Panurus b. biarmicus
BIF0225, 30/10/2013, Werbeliner See, Germany, Mathias Putze

BIF226_MPU_I1Q3920_131030_beareedl_flock_d_werb-see
Bearded Reedling Panurus b. biarmicus
BIF0226, 30/10/2013, Werbeliner See, Germany, Mathias Putze

>> ACOUSTIC ID >>>>>

BIF227-4_PFR02350_1-11_081023_BIO_beareedl-biarmicus-1-FC_1441h_8C_d_mv_gr-oie_04_REF-S_B
Bearded Reedling Panurus b. biarmicus, calls during migration
BIF0227, 23/10/2008, Greifswalder Oie, Germany, Patrick Franke
Telinga parabolic reflector


Bearded Reedling Panurus b. biarmicus, calls in flight
BIF2961, 22/07/2018, Karrendorfer Wiesen, Germany, Patrick Franke
– small flock (8 individuals)


Bearded Reedling Panurus b. biarmicus, calls during migration
BIF3030, 22/09/2017, Werbeliner See, Germany, Patrick Franke


Bearded Reedling Panurus b. biarmicus, calls in flight
BIF3031, 21/07/2018, Karrendorfer Wiesen, Germany, Patrick Franke

Bearded Reedling Panurus b. biarmicus, calls in flight
– overview –
BIF3031, 21/07/2018, Karrendorfer Wiesen, Germany, Patrick Franke


Bearded Reedling Panurus b. biarmicus, AD JUV, calls in flight
BIF3032, 21/07/2018, Karrendorfer Wiesen, Germany, Patrick Franke
– calls of a family party
– note the conspicuous JUV calls (broad modulated overslur)


Bearded Reedling Panurus b. biarmicus, calls in flight
BIF3033, 21/07/2018, Karrendorfer Wiesen, Germany, Patrick Franke

Bearded Reedling Panurus b. biarmicus, calls of a flock during migration (~30 individuals)
Goldcrest Regulus regulus, calls
BIF0228, 27/09/2014, Darßer Ort, Germany, Patrick Franke
– the recording is intended to convey the impression of distant birds –

>> COMPARISON SPECIES >>>>>

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